Konica Minolta selects Ariba for next generation e-procurement

November 4, 2014  |  E-procurement, North America

Konica Minolta Business Solutions is about to implement solutions from Ariba, an SAP Company, to enable a next-generation procurement process that drives savings, efficiencies and innovation across its own operations.

Like many companies, Konica Minolta relies on an extensive global network of partners. To connect with them and execute critical business processes, Konica Minolta will utilize the Ariba Network. Used by more than 1.6 million companies in 190 countries to discover, connect and collaborate around more than half a trillion dollars in commerce on an annual basis, the Ariba Network is the world’s largest web-based trading community.

John Thielke, Chief Financial Officer, Konica Minolta Business Solutions:
“Innovation, technology and improving customer experience form the basis of everything we do at Konica Minolta,” said “Cloud and business networks are among the most innovative technologies of our day, and, in embracing them, we can transform our procurement into an automated, efficient and collaborative process that enables us to improve our productivity and performance and ultimately, better serve our customers.”

Using the network and a range of the cloud-based applications delivered on it – including Ariba Sourcing, Ariba Contract Management, Ariba Procure-to-Pay, Ariba Invoice Management, Ariba Invoice Professional, Ariba Spend Visibility, and Ariba Supplier Information and Performance Management -Konica Minolta can fuel a more efficient and collaborative procurement process from sourcing and orders through invoice and payment.

Chakib Bouhdary, President, Business Networks, SAP:
“In their initial phase, business networks were all about connecting companies more efficiently to perform a discreet process. Now, innovative companies like Konica Minolta are leading the way to the next frontier, harnessing their connectivity to optimize their spend and supply chain and enable new processes that can transform their business.”


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